At 3:33:30, he [Vandermyde] gets in a brilliant jab, saying that it isn't going to be people with Carry Permits that are shooting out streetlights.Now read item #6 from Guns Save Lives (link below)
No one in the room aside from Mr. Vandermyde and a few of his supporters sitting to his right seemed to get it. But we did.
6. McCarthy had also lied and denied a report that he had been reprimanded by the NYPD after he had gotten into an physical altercation with a off duty NYPD Sergeant at a cop bar in the Bronx on City Island the night he was appointed deputy commissioner.
On a separate incident McCarthy who was also out drunk again on City Island one evening was shooting out street lights with two other police officers one of whom was McCarthy’s brother whom is a New York State Trooper. When McCarthy was confronted by an NYPD Sgt concerning the shooting incident McCarthy had retaliated against the officer later on who insisted on pursuing the shooting incident as a criminal matter. Needless to say the incident was quietly swept under the rug by the NYPD!Chicago Police Chief: Booze, Guns and Abuse of Authority | GunsSaveLife.com
Where in the world was Chicago’s Media that we let a thug like this lead CPD? This guys got a record and has no business being a cop much less leading a force.
Update: Also, Illinois Review's transcript from McCarthy's inteview with WLS on his legal philosopy,
McCarthy, who spoke with Bill Cameron on WLS AM 890 last Sunday, expressed his conviction that firearms owners who lobby their elected representatives or who donate money to political campaigns are engaged in corruption that endangers public safety. He also went on to express his belief that judges and legislators should rely on public opinion polls - rather than the law - when interpreting the Constitution.Public Opinions gonna say this guy should go. Rahm better heed it.